The Year of the Tiger got off to a roaring start for Chinese cinemas, with B.O. more than doubling during the three-month period between Nov. 20 and Feb. 20 to three billion yuan ($440 million).
Gregory Itzin has joined the cast of the upcoming Broadway production of "Enron," the London hit about the 2001 fiscal scandal.
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Sony Pictures Television has commissioned its first original series for its Animax channel, which airs in some 60 countries.
The Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival is going digital, with all 470 titles in its International Doc Market available digitally for the first time.
DreamWorks Animation, which is readying to unleash "How to Train Your Dragon" in theaters next month, fired up a better-than-expected fourth quarter.
Helmer Kim Young-bin has been appointed director of Korea's Pucheon Fantastic Film Festival, the largest such fest in Asia.
News Corp. will spend $70 million for a slice of Arabic media giant Rotana Group.
In a saga being watched by exhibs and distribs around the world, U.K. exhib Vue has joined Cineworld in saying it will book Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland" -- despite its shortened DVD window.
White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said today that there's not enough votes to get the public option in the health care reform bill, even through reconciliation. That's a blow to recent efforts to…
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has acquired a 68% stake in vidgame developer Rocksteady Studios.
Berlin Festival's Golden Bear winner "Honey" has sold quickly throughout Europe.